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Re: hosting git conversion of Fedora CVS tree on fedora infrastructure?



On Tue, 2007-11-20 at 08:39 -0600, Mike McGrath wrote:
> Karsten Wade wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-11-19 at 12:01 +0100, Lennert Buytenhek wrote:
> >> The git tree is currently a read-only (slave) version of the CVS
> >> tree, and I expect it to stay that way for some time.  But even though
> >> Fedora isn't switching VCSes at this point, I think it would still
> >> make sense to have git/hg/random-other-VCS conversions of the Fedora
> >> CVS tree publically available ...
> >
> > +1 to the general idea.
> >
> > Are you interested in building and maintaining the solution in Fedora
> > Infrastructure?  Just asking as a bystander ... :)
>
> What problem are we trying to solve by doing this or what added 
> functionality will we get that people can't get by just downloading a 
> snapshot and importing it into git themselves?

Downloading a snapshot of what?  The entire repo?  Do we have that
actually available?  Even if so, it's still not an incremental grab.

Not that I'm fully sold on mirroring our pkgcvs data across multiple
SCMs, both from a disk space and a maintenance perspective.

Jeremy


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